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ROBERT TANGEN (RobertM2S) - BPL Premium Member

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Gassy vest
Re: “I would take a serious look at Klymit argon gas vests…. They aren't affected by moisture…” Is this the answer to a question raised in another thread, namely, how does one cope wi...

In GEAR » recommendation for vest- on the move AND insulation for camp/sleep
January 26, 8:11pm

DAS parka
I know I am being too tough on the reviewer, who I'm sure is a nice guy. Sorry. I am an IBM computer, not a hUUman, and get stuck in my logic circuits, so, just to stir up trouble, NOTE: NOWH...

In GEAR » Logic error in DAS review?
January 18, 6:26pm

Logic error in DAS review?
Shane Shin in his January 15, 2011 review said the DAS is too cold: “The downsides of the parka are that it’s not that warm! This will keep me warm in 20 degree weather standing around for abo...

In GEAR » Logic error in DAS review?
January 18, 9:38am

Down with sealed seams
Apparently, this snowboarder down parka attempts to seal the seams, but I can’t vouch for how successful they are: Burton AK 2L LZ Down Jacket - Men's from • Gore-Tex P...

In GEAR » Down and Event or like material
January 13, 10:23pm

Down with eVent
Just a quick thought off the top of my head (pointed): The large sizes of DriDucks fit over almost anything, so could you leave your down parka stuffed inside a DriDucks, then grab them both out of...

In GEAR » Down and Event or like material
January 13, 5:29pm

Can you guess how the DWRs compare? Both the puff and the MontBell about the same for windproofness and moisture resistance and breathablility?

In GEAR » MontBell: Light bivy swaeter?
December 27, 9:22pm

MontBell: Light bivy swaeter?
Dane of says: “Primaloft 1 (PL1) and Arcteryx's Coreloft are the only two synthetic insulations I would buy for climbing use.” Bearbreeder says, “known PL1...

In GEAR » MontBell: Light bivy swaeter?
December 27, 7:27pm

Combo soft / hard shell?
NOTE: Eddied Bauer Frontpoint is 1/2 price, 12-21-2010 only. I'm no expert, but Dane of is an expert snow and ice climber, and he said: "Eddie Bauer Front Point jacket… ...

In GEAR » Which softshell for winter climbing in the Canadian Rockies?
December 21, 7:54pm

Moisture Management
Re: "I've been hiking for 50 years and long ago gave up staying dry. I'm a heavy sweater and no amount of layer management will keep me dry." I'm no expert, but Vapor Barrie...

In GEAR » Chilly Weather Moisture Management
December 21, 10:26am

I would listen to Eric Chan, I believe he is a true expert. Re: “Omit the fleece if you're trying to minimize weight. Fleece is heavy for the insulaton it provides, may 2X or 4X down or syn...

In GEAR » Chilly Weather Moisture Management
December 20, 7:32pm

All Reader Reviews by ROBERT TANGEN

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Zpacks Arc Blast 60 liter
I received my Zpacks Arc Blast, the large 60 liter, 17.0 oz. size for winter loads, and love it. If you are worried about getting poked, don’t worry, the stays terminate at the bottom end BEHIND the ...

In Backpacks - External Frame
September 13, 6:24pm

Rab Boreas extremely thin soft shell
1. David Chenault: “I'm a huge fan. It's been a great layer for BC skiing thus far. I expect it to be fairly bug proof too.” 2. Noted mountain climber Nils Nielsen: “The last month I’ve be...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 06, 3:44pm

WalMart / "Starter" compression shorts
(Others have written that they like these, and I agree.) The WalMart / “Starter” compression shorts are: 1. Long enough to prevent abrasion, even if you have massively muscled, Greek God-like thighs...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
May 02, 1:12pm

MLD 2009 Revelation
Five Stars! I love the new 2009 Revelation from Mountain Laurel Designs! I haven’t wrung it out like Ryan Jordan did for the pack he recently reviewed, so I don’t have his detailed data base, but th...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 21, 6:12pm